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Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Wine dinners, Breckenridge Beer Festival and more

Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Wine dinners, Breckenridge Beer Festival and more

There are dozens of wine events taking place this week -- which you can finish off with a brewski at Breckenridge's annual Beer Festival. Here's a taste of what's ahead:

Monday, April 4:

Morton's, 1710 Wynkoop Street, presents L'Amore di Vino, with wine-tasting and food to benefit Tennyson Center for Children. It runs from 6 to 9 p.m. and costs $150; call 303-825-3353 or visit www.mortons.com.

Jax Fish House, 1539 17th Street, presents the Renegade Genius Wine Dinner, where Abe Schoener joins forces with Sheila Lucero for a three-course wine dinner with six selections from the Scholium Project. It starts at 7:30 p.m. and costs $65; call 303-292-5767 or visit www.jaxfishhousedenver.com.

 

Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Wine dinners, Breckenridge Beer Festival and more

Tuesday, April 5:

The Signature Chefs Series stops at Chart House Restaurant, 25908 Genesee Trail Road in Golden, featuring a five-course meal with the executive chef for $85. Reservations are required; call 303-526-9813 or visit www.chart-house.com.

Highland Tap and Burger, 2223 West 32nd Avenue, hosts the Crafty Ladies Beer Club; topics include beer styles, flavor evaluation and food-and-beer pairing. It runs from 5:30 to 7 p.m., and reservations are required; RSVP to amyp@highlandtapdenver.com.

Gordon Biersch, 1 West Flatiron Circle in Broomfield, presents the Maibock Menu, a limited-time menu through May 15. Call 720-887-2991 or visit www.gordonbiersch.com.

 

Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Wine dinners, Breckenridge Beer Festival and more
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Wednesday, April 6: Green Spaces Colorado, 1368 26th Street, hosts the CHOMP Vegan Supper Club. BYO plate and utensils. It runs from 7 to 9 p.m. and admission is a suggested donation of $6 to $10; visit www.plantsanimals.org.  

Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Wine dinners, Breckenridge Beer Festival and more

Thursday, April 7:

Randolph's Restaurant and Bar, 1776 Grant Street, presents its Choose Our Menu event: Enjoy a gourmet meal, interaction with Randolph's chef and the chance to cast your vote for the spring and summer menu at Randolph's. It runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and costs $38 ($15 extra for wine pairings). Call 303-318-7272 or visit www.randolphsdenver.com.

Frasca Food & Wine, 1738 Pearl Street in Boulder, hosts John Mariani and a four-course dinner with wine pairings to celebrate his book, How Italian Food Conquered the world. It costs $100.

Gaetano's, 3760 Tejon Street, presents a special for Francis Ford Coppola's birthday: half-price bottles of Coppola pinot noir and $2 "Godfather" cocktails. Call 303-433-3172 or visit www.gaetanositalian.com.

Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York Street, hosts Herbcraft I: Tea Blending, Syrups and the Immune System, where you can learn about five top herbs to nourish and heal the body and how to prepare them. It runs from 6 to 9 p.m. and costs $53; call 720-865-3500 or visit www.botanicgardens.org.

 

Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Wine dinners, Breckenridge Beer Festival and more
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Friday, April 8: Great Divide Brewing Co., 2201 Arapahoe Street, presents a release party featuring Colette, Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti and 17th Anniversary brews from 6 to 9 p.m. Call 303-296-9460 or visit www.greatdivide.com.

CostCo, 7900 West Quincy Avenue in Littleton, hosts Scott Thomasen with Lamadrid, who will feature three wines from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Saturday, April 9. Call 303-932-1817 or visit www.costco.com.

 

Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Wine dinners, Breckenridge Beer Festival and more

Saturday, April 9:

Bread Winners, 7311 Grandview Avenue in Arvada, presents the Whiskey Tasting, part of the Colorado Tartan Day festivities, starting at 1:15 p.m.; admission is $20. Arvada Elks Club, 5700 Yukon Street in Arvada, is the site of Dinner and Ceilidh; it starts at 5 p.m. and is $10 to $20. And visit www.coloradotartanday.com. The Breckenridge Beer Festival hits the mountain town; sample beers from more than 25 breweries, listen to live music and more. Visit www.breckenridgebeerfestival.com.

Q's, 2115 13th Street in Boulder, hosts a Left Hand Brewery Dinner, five courses paired with craft beers. It starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $50; call 303-442-4880 or visit www.qsboulder.com. 910 Arts, 910 Santa Fe Drive, hosts a Chakra Rainbow: Ayurvedic Foods workshop with Ayurvedic consultant Beth Sanchez and vegan chef Vicki Johnson discussing the relationship between food and physical well-being. It runs from 2 to 4 p.m. and costs $15 for adults and $13 for students and seniors; call 303-815-1779.

 

Will Encore's famed Fig 'N Pig Pizza be on the Eat, Drink, Give menu?
Will Encore's famed Fig 'N Pig Pizza be on the Eat, Drink, Give menu?

Sunday, April 10: Wystone's World Teas, 7323 West Alaska Drive in Lakewood, hosts a Dolly Tea Party to benefit Dolls for Daughters, a nonprofit that gives toys to girls in low-income families. It runs from 2 to 4 p.m. and costs $25 for two people; call 303-663-5775 or visit www.wysteonestea.com. Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place in Englewood, presents the Gospel Brunch, featuring Tyree Morris and Hearts of Worship, a concert and a meal. Call 720-274-6800 or visit www.comedyworks.com.

Encore, 2550 East Colfax Avenue, presents Eat, Drink, Give, featuring passed bites and cocktails from some of Denver's favorite chefs and mixologists; proceeds will benefit the "Treilly" team at the April 30 March for the Babies. It runs from 6 to 9 p.m. and costs $35; visit www.eventbrite.com/event/1391643443.

For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit our online Food & Drink listings -- and if you have information for a culinary event you'd like included in our online calendar, send it to cafe@westword.com.

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